The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 159 209 169
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 24 2 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.68% 0.045% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 0.20% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 42
Median salary £38,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
739 993 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.83% 22.44% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 620 777 897
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 22 £38,500 - 3
Bradford +6 2 £32,750 -3.67%
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (81.69%) Windows
3 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
4 50 (70.42%) Windows Server
5 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
5 41 (57.75%) VMware
6 39 (54.93%) MS Excel
7 35 (49.30%) Cisco
8 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (33.80%) WAN
9 24 (33.80%) ITIL
9 24 (33.80%) MCSE
9 24 (33.80%) LAN
10 23 (32.39%) CCNA
10 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (32.39%) SAN
11 19 (26.76%) SQL
12 18 (25.35%) Finance
13 16 (22.54%) Time Management
14 15 (21.13%) VPN
15 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
15 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
15 14 (19.72%) Firewall
16 13 (18.31%) CCNP
16 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
17 12 (16.90%) Office 365
17 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (15.49%) MCITP
18 11 (15.49%) Degree
18 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (54.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) LAN
1 24 (33.80%) WAN
2 23 (32.39%) SAN
3 15 (21.13%) VPN
4 14 (19.72%) Firewall
5 11 (15.49%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.86%) VoIP
7 4 (5.63%) ADSL
7 4 (5.63%) DNS
7 4 (5.63%) MPLS
7 4 (5.63%) VLAN
8 3 (4.23%) DHCP
9 1 (1.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) QlikView
2 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) VMware Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Support Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) Architect
7 10 (14.08%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Database Architect
8 9 (12.68%) Storage Architect
9 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (9.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) IVR
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Online Games
3 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Social Network
3 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Time Management
3 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (12.68%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.63%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (5.63%) Service Management
6 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.23%) High Availability
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) ERP
8 2 (2.82%) Presales
9 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.41%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.41%) Project Management
9 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (33.80%) MCSE
3 23 (32.39%) CCNA
3 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.31%) CCNP
5 11 (15.49%) Degree
5 11 (15.49%) MCITP
6 9 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (12.68%) MCP
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (9.86%) CCEA
8 7 (9.86%) MCDST
9 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.41%) CCA
11 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) WSUS
2 3 (4.23%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
1 41 (57.75%) VMware
2 35 (49.30%) Cisco
3 11 (15.49%) Avaya
3 11 (15.49%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.63%) Sophos
6 3 (4.23%) NetApp
6 3 (4.23%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) Sage
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £2200 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago